Authors by Nationality/Profession

Name Date Nationality Profession Quotes
Aesop Aesop DIED 564 BC Greek 30
Al-Farabi Al-Farabi 872-950 Kazakhstani 6
Alan Watts Alan Watts 1915 – 1973 British 28
Albert Schweitzer Albert Schweitzer 1875 - 1965 German 37
Alexander Bain Alexander Bain 1818 – 1903 Scottish 14
Anaximander Anaximander c. 610 – c. 546 BC Greek 9
Aristotle Aristotle 384 BC-322 BC Greek 66
Arthur Schopenhauer Arthur Schopenhauer 1788-1860 German 41
Averroes Averroes 1126 – 1198 Spanish 31
Bertrand  Russell Bertrand Russell 1872-1970 British 26
Confucius Confucius 551 BC-479 BC Chinese 42
Cornel West Cornel West 1953 - American 23
Dalai Lama Dalai Lama 1935 Chinese 36
Edmund Burke Edmund Burke 1729-1797 British 0
Empedocles Empedocles c. 490 – c. 430 BC Greek 18
Erich Fromm Erich Fromm 1900-1980 German 23
Ernst Haeckel Ernst Haeckel 1834 – 1919 German 18
F. H. Bradley F. H. Bradley 1846-1924 British 9
Francis Bacon Francis Bacon 1561-1626 British 29
Friedrich Nietzsche Friedrich Nietzsche 1844- 1900 German 32
Fyodor Dostoyevsky Fyodor Dostoyevsky 1821-1881 Russian 12
George Santayana George Santayana 1863-1952 Spanish 10
Gilbert Keith Chesterton Gilbert Keith Chesterton 1874-1936 British 28
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz 1646 - 1716 German 27
Heraclitus Heraclitus c. 535 – 475 BC Greek 0
Homer Homer 1184 -1194 BC. M. Greek 0
Immanuel Kant Immanuel Kant 1724-1804 German 10
Iris Murdoch Iris Murdoch 1919-1999 Irish 10
J. R. R. Tolkien J. R. R. Tolkien 1892-1973 British 0
Jean-Jacques Rousseau Jean-Jacques Rousseau 1712 – 1778 Swiss 32
Jean-Paul Sartre Jean-Paul Sartre 1905-1980 French 27
Jiddu Krishnamurti Jiddu Krishnamurti 1895-1986 Indian 0
John Locke John Locke 1632-1704 British 16
John Stuart Mill John Stuart Mill 1806 - 1873 British 26
Karl Marx Karl Marx 1818-1883 German 26
Lao Tzu Lao Tzu Died 531 BC Chinese 38
Marcus Aurelius Marcus Aurelius 121 AD-180 AD Italian 1
Marcus Tullius Cicero Marcus Tullius Cicero 107 BC-43 BC Italian 45
Mary Wollstonecraft Mary Wollstonecraft 1759 - 1797 British 0
Niccolò Machiavelli Niccolò Machiavelli 1469-1527 Italian 24
Noam Chomsky Noam Chomsky 1928 American 25
Plato Plato 428/427 or 424/423 – 348/347 BC Greek 28
Plutarch Plutarch AD (46-120) Greek 0
Pythagoras Pythagoras c.570-c.495 BC Greek 7
René Descartes René Descartes 1596 – 1650 French 30
Seneca Seneca 4 BC – AD 65 Italian 0
Simone Weil Simone Weil 1909-1943 French 0
Søren Kierkegaard Søren Kierkegaard 1813-1855 Danish 27
Thales Thales c.624-c.546 BC Greek 8
Thomas Carlyle Thomas Carlyle 1795-1881 Scottish 0